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From: John Torjo (john.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-26 09:51:08

>>What you could do is:
>>frame->add<gui::textbox>("hello", 25, true);
>>Internally, they will map to
>>new gui::button("boost") and
>>new gui::textbox( "hello", 25, true)
>>Thus, there will NO copying whatsoever.
> Or you could just build pimpl gui objects with shared reference
> semantics so people could copy them about naturally.

Sorry - I must be expressing myself pretty badly ;)
What you just said - that's exactly what I meant.

By "No copying whatsoevet" - I meant internally. Or in other words,
a window class is not required to have copy-semantics.


John Torjo
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